MANILA, Philippines–Gamers from Barangay Ginebra who could be chosen within the PBA All-Star Recreation might be cut up into two groups after Japeth Aguilar moved on prime of the balloting for the return of the exhibition basic subsequent month in Passi Metropolis, Iloilo.
The previous All-Star Most Helpful Participant leapfrogged teammate Scottie Thompson and San Miguel Beer’s June Mar Fajardo after receiving 190,273 votes with per week left earlier than the top of the proceedings.
Thompson remained at No. 2 with 186,187 votes whereas Fajardo, who led all gamers after the preliminary returns have been launched, slid to 3rd with 183,903.
The highest two votegetters can be named captains for the All-Star set March 9 to 12, marking the return of the occasion final held 4 years in the past in Calasiao, Pangasinan.
They’re additionally tasked to draft the gamers of their selecting from the 22 others who will make it to the All-Star extravaganza.
And if issues keep the identical, Aguilar and Thompson could have a tough accountability of which Gin Kings they’ll choose for his or her groups.
5 Ginebra gamers are inside the highest 24, specifically Jamie Malonzo (fourth), Christian Standhardinger (eighth), LA Tenorio (tenth), Stanley Pringle (eleventh) and rookie Jeremiah Grey (seventeenth).
Magnolia’s Calvin Abueva is fifth whereas Rain or Shine rookie Gian Mamuyac made an enormous climb to sixth adopted by veteran teammate James Yap.
San Miguel Beer’s CJ Perez is ninth, Magnolia’s Paul Lee is twelfth, adopted by TNT’s Jayson Castro, San Miguel Beer’s Terrence Romeo, NorthPort’s Robert Bolick and Magnolia’s Mark Barroca.
In 18th is San Miguel Beer’s Marcio Lassiter, with TNT’s RR Pogoy, NorthPort’s Arvin Tolentino, Meralco’s Chris Newsome, TNT’s Mikey Williams, NLEX’s Kevin Alas and Rain or Shine’s Gabe Norwood.
No actions as voting for the coaches with Ginebra’s Tim Cone forward with 224,380 votes and Rain or Shine’s Yeng Guiao is second with 208,429.
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